Ukraine, Zelensky: “2,000 Russian missile attacks since the beginning of the war”

Russian troops have launched 2,154 missile attacks on Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion, including 25 missile attacks on the city of Odessa on May 8-9. This was stated by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during his speech to the parliament of Malta. “Just think of this terrible figure: 2,154 Russian missiles have hit our cities and communities in just over two months. 2,770 apparitions of enemy aircraft have been recorded in our sky. The Russian bombing of Ukraine does not cease either by day or by night – he said -. In two days, May 8 and 9, when the Europeans honored the memory of the victims of the Second World War and celebrated Europe Day, the Russian army launched 25 missiles against Odessa and the region. All 25 missiles were aimed at civilian targets “(WAR IN UKRAINE, THE SKY TG24 SPECIAL – ALL UPDATES IN REAL TIME).

Suprahuman strength

Zelensky also praised the “superhuman strength” of Ukrainian troops in the war. “I am grateful to all our defenders who are fighting and demonstrating truly superhuman strength to drive out the invading army, once the second most powerful army in the world,” said the Ukrainian president in the video message released in the past few hours. Zelensky referred to the Ukrainian military updates, the “good news”, about the Kharkiv region. “The occupying forces are gradually being pushed away” from the region, he said, urging “not to spread excessive emotions. We must not create a climate of moral pressure, when certain victories are expected every week and even daily. The Ukrainian Armed Forces are doing it. everything to free our territory – he pressed – all our cities, Kherson, Melitopol, Berdyansk, Mariupol and all the others “.

The initiative

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has decreed a minute of nationwide silence every day at 9 in honor of the victims of the war in Ukraine. Presidential decree 143/2022, reports Ukrinform, will be announced by all media and has been signed “in order to honor the brilliant memory, civic courage and devotion, strength of spirit, resilience and heroic deeds of soldiers. killed in combat missions to protect the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and to honor civilians killed in the Russian Federation’s armed aggression against Ukraine. “